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Re: Gender classes, which to use?

From:Carlos Thompson <cthompso@...>
Date:Tuesday, December 1, 1998, 0:35
Eric Christopherson wrote:

> > This is extent to almost any (or any) proffesion then > > La presidenta, from el presidente, older form: la presidente > > La juez, from el juez, older form: la juez > > I thought I read that feminine forms of -e nouns (such as presidenta) > are only used in some American dialects.
That was my belief too, until academic people begun to correct newspaper = articles for using the femenine forms. I'm not quite sure which is the official pronouncement of La Real Academia de la Lengua Espa=F1ola. -- Carlos Th